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Malavenda, Roberta

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Type: Biographies | Web sites | Sound recordings | Oral histories
Creator: Malavenda, Roberta
Paulk, Janet
Title: Malavenda, Roberta
Date: 1998 Nov. 22
Description: Biographical information, abstract of oral history interview, and selected audio clips of Roberta Malavenda, educator, community consultant, social worker, community organizer, and currently the Deputy Director of Programs for Save the Children Child Care Support Center and president of Parent Services Project, Inc. in Atlanta, Ga., was involved in the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) during college, the New York Puerto Rican Family Institute as a community organizer, and the National Women's Political Caucus and the Georgia Women's Political Caucus. She worked in the 1970's and 80's for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment in Georgia (serving as the ERA state coordinator and president in 1979-1980) and has been an advocate for child care and the rights of people with developmental disabilities. In Gainesville, Florida, she helped to organize the United Farm Workers with Cesar Chavez and his wife. The audio clips talk about working with her future husband and confronting pay inequity as well as the Mormons for Equal Rights
Subjects: Consultants--Georgia--Atlanta | Social workers--Georgia--Atlanta | Child care--Georgia--Atlanta | Developmentally disabled--Georgia | People with disabilities--Georgia | Equal rights amendments--United States | Women's rights--Georgia | Sex discrimination against women--Law and legislation--Georgia | Equality before the law--Georgia | Feminism--Georgia | Equal pay for equal work--Georgia | Georgia--Politics and government--20th century | United States--Politics and government--20th century | Chile--Politics and government--1920-1970 | Women political activists--Georgia--Biography | Women in politics--Georgia | Women--Political activity | Women in community organization--Georgia | Women in public life--Georgia | Social movements--Georgia | Migrant agricultural laborers--Florida--Gainesville | Migrant labor--United States | Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.). Columbia University Chapter | Puerto Rican Family Institute | Georgia Women's Political Caucus | National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.) | Save the Children (U.S.). Child Care Support Center | United Farm Workers | Mormons for E.R.A. | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.) | Gainesville (Fla.) | Santiago (Chile)
Contributors: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections | Georgia State University. Women's Studies Institute
Online Publisher: [Atlanta, Ga.] : Georgia State University. Library. Special Collections Department and Archives and the Women's Studies Institute of Georgia State University, 2005
Original Material: Oral history interview with Roberta Malavenda, 1998 November 22
Rights and Usage: Cite as: Roberta Malavenda, Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Collection. Special Collections Department, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Ga.
Related Materials: System requirements: RealOne Player is required for listening to audio selections | Forms part of the Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Project Collection
Persistent Link to Item: http://www.library.gsu.edu/spcoll/women/oralhistory/interviews.asp?action=malavenda

Related Institutions: Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Collection Information: Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Project Collection